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Library Junction won NCERT Innovative Practices in Schools Award 2011

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Library Junction, the online academic social network launched by Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom won the All India Competition on Innovative Practices and Experiments in Schools and Teacher Education Institutions, 2011 conducted by NCERT, New Delhi.

The project (www.libraryjunction.net) was conceived as an online academic collaborative learning platform where the students can ask curriculum related questions to expert faculty members and clear their doubts. The network combines all the popular social networking features through which the members can communicate with each other, express their views and ideas, discuss issues related to different subject areas, share links, do wiki projects, download study materials and e-books and create sub groups on books, authors and themes. The network has more than 800 members and now opens to all students.

The award, consisted of a citation and Rs.20,000/-, was received by C.P.Kumaran, Principal and S.L.Faisal, Librarian and coordinator of the project from Prof. G. Ravindra, Director, NCERT at the National Seminar in New Delhi.

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Library Bulletin January 2011

Library Bulletin Vol 3 Issue 1, Jan 2011

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Award for innovation

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An online academic social networking project launched by Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom has won the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan’s National Innovations and Experimentation Award 2010.

Named ‘Library Junction: Where Minds meet and Ideas pop up!’, the project was launched earlier this year with the aim of creating an easily accessible and user friendly online teaching and learning platform connecting the library, students and teachers.

Library Junction (libraryjunction.net) utilises the popular social networking concept as a platform to reach out to the new generation library users and kindles their love towards books and reading. It facilitates collaborative learning, knowledge sharing and critical thinking. Developing information and media literacy skills among students and helping them to find, evaluate and use accurate and trustworthy information on the internet is also an objective of the project.

According to school librarian S.L.Faisal, project coordinator, there are more than 750 members on this moderated online social network including students, teachers and professionals from all over the world. The NCERT has also selected this project for implementation under the All India Competition on Innovative Practices and Experiments in Education For Schools and Teacher Education Institutions 2010-’11.

Mr.Faisal will receive the award from Minister for Human Resources Kapil Sibal on December 13 .

 

Source: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-kerala/article939081.ece

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“Library Junction” won KVS National Innovations and Experimentation Award 2010

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An Online Academic Social Networking project “Library Junction: Where Minds meet and Ideas pop up !”, launched by Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom has won Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan’s National Innovations and Experimentation Award 2010. The project satrted earlier this year with an objective to create an easily accessible and user friedly online teaching and learning platform which connects the library, students and teachers.

Library Junction (www.libraryjunction.net) utlilizes the popular social networking concept as a platform to reach out to the new generation library users and kindles their love towards books and reading. It facilitates collaborative learning, knowledge sharing and critical thinking. Developing information and media literacy skills amomg students and help them to find, evalate and use accurate and trust worthy information on internet has been also a main aim of the project.

Now there are more than 750 members on this moderated online social network including students, teachers and professionals from all over the world. NCERT has also selected this project for implementation under the All India Competition on Innovative Practices and Experiments in Education For Schools and Teacher Education Institutions 2010-’11. The project team has been expanded with expert teachers from different subject areas lead by the Principal, C.P.Kumaran and are ready to share their knowledge and clear student’s doubts on curriculum issues. The membership is open to all those who are interested in books, reading, libraries and the good use of internet.

S.L.Faisal, Librarian of KV Pattom (shift-I) is behind the conept and the coordinator of the project. He will receive the award from the Human Resource Minister (Chairman of KVS), Kapil Sibal on 13 December at a ceremony in New Delhi.

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Library Junction selected for implementation by NCERT

Our Vidyalaya’s project “ Library Junction: Developing an Online Academic Social Network” has been selected by the NCERT for implementation under the All India Competition on Innovative Practices and Experiments in Education for Schools and Teacher Education Institutions 2010-11. (One among the two Kendriya Vidyalayas selected from across the country). The project implementation period is from 10 November 2010 to 10 February 2011.

A website www.libraryjunction.net has already been launched for the project.

The objectives of the project are,

i) Creating an easily accessible and user friendly online learning platform which connects the library, teachers and students.
ii) Facilitating student-teacher collaborative learning practices.
iii) Reaching out to the new generation users of the library at their own space and time.
iv) Facilitating information and knowledge sharing.
v) Cultivating the love towards books, reading, web and libraries.
vi) Developing information and media literacy skills.
vii) Inspiring critical thinking and innovation.

The project team will be under the leadership of the Principal and consists of ten teachers from different subject areas and 100 students from Class VIII-XI. There will be technical sessions for the members on the use of the network.

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Join the New Library Junction Today !

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The popular online academic social network, 

Library Junction: Where Minds meet and Ideas pop up !” has launched on a new platform with lots of new features recently. The url of the new site is http://grou.ps/libraryjunction.

Library Junction(LJ) is an academic social network of students, teachers, parents and others who are genuinely interested in library, books, reading, web and ideas.


The objectives behind this project are the promotion of library, books, reading habit, knowledge sharing, networking, two way interaction and collaborative learning.

Anyone who is interested in Books, Reading, Libraries, Web, Ideas and innovations are welcomed to join this Network.

The old Library Junction http://libraryjunction.ning.com/ will be phased out by July due to some policy changes by Ning.

ALERT !!!

The existing members can recover their password by visiting the home page of the new Library Junction and “Sign In”.

Visit Library Junction today and celebrate books, reading , libraries and web !!

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Desktop Library turns a big hit

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New Indian Express, 02 March 2010

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KV Pattom launches Library Junction

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New Indian Express, 20 January, 2010

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Library Junction : Social Network of Library@KV Pattom

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People, books, ideas and experiences decide the way in which history roles.

Library Junction(LJ)

is an online Meeting place for the lovers of Library, Books, Web and any thiing which promotes sharing, networking and collaboration to enrich knowledge.

Anyone who is interested in Books, Reading, Web, Ideas and innovations are welcomed to join this network.

 

How to Join

Students: When you sign up, spend a minute to give your Name, School, Location, Class and interests. Also write about your dearest book or website and interests.

Teachers, Parents and Others: Identify yourself with Name, Location and or organization working. Also write about your dearest book or website and interests.

Feel free to express yourself. Join the Groups and share ideas within the Group.

Every member will get own pages where they can upload text, images and video.

You can also start a group on a special topic.

If you face a problem when searching for information on internet, write a blog post or start a forum. Let other members of the Network to respond your queries.

 

Library Junction is not a Facebook or Orkut. It is safe.

Inspire book/library lovers to join the network.

 

Join Now !!

Library Junction:where minds meet and ideas pop up!

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